My transition to hospice

Recently, I made the decision with my family to start hospice care. The extra support is helping me with things I’m not able to do anymore. It’s private and one-to-one, and I’m still in the comfort of my own room. Don’t you worry – my spirit and sense of humor haven’t gone anywhere. Sometimes the…

Sandwich generation: don’t forget about you during the holidays

If you’re a member of the “sandwich generation,” or the generation raising children while caring for aging parents, the holidays may feel more stressful than peaceful. Perhaps you’re juggling working a full-time job, spending time with your kids, shopping, baking, wrapping gifts and accompanying your parents to doctor appointments. Or perhaps your senior loved ones…

Share Your Story: Ideas for Capturing Your Family History

Recording the recollections of older relatives can do a lot more than preserve family history. It can help connect older and younger family members while giving youth a new appreciation for their elders. “Recording an interview with an older relative is such a great way to engage family members of different generations,” said Steve Mork,…